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At J H Kenyon / J Hemp Funeral Directors in Bayswater, no detail is too small, and no request is too big. We are here to give your loved one the farewell they would have wanted, using many years of knowledge and experience to craft a personal and heartfelt service. Our team are here to listen, advise and carefully guide you whenever you need a helping hand. The options available to you are limitless, and once we know exactly what your needs and wishes are, you can leave the rest to us. This is a duty we never take lightly, so you can put your trust in our commitment to you and your family. Our funeral home is a place of comfort and consolation to visit whenever you need. We regularly change the display on our front window, to show passers-by our long history of helping families, and as a memorial to loved ones who have passed away at Christmas, and for to pay our respects around Remembrance Day. Our Bayswater funeral directors has been a renowned part of North London since the 1930s, serving families from Paddington, Westbourne Green, Notting Hill and all of our surrounding areas. J H Kenyon Funeral Directors has conducted funerals for the Royal Family and many notable political and military figures, including Sir Winston Churchill. The J H Kenyon name was established in 1870, when James Kenyon began his career as a Carriage Master. He was known for his loving and charitable nature, and his beautifully conducted funerals, from the simplest to the most elaborate. We still stand by these values to this day. Please give us a call the moment you need us. We are reachable by phone 24 hours a day.Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life. Call us today on 020 7229 3810 to talk through your personal requirements.
What We Offer
- Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
- Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
- Local expertise and knowledge
- Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
- Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
- Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
- Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
- Memorials and tributes
- Prepaid funeral plans
At J H Kenyon / J Hemp Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
Full Service Funeral, from £2,895
Our Full Service Funeral is a flexible option that allows you to tailor the service completely, so that you can honour the final wishes of your loved one. For £2,895 you will receive everything that you will need for a traditional funeral to take place - including a coffin, a hearse, and your choice of time and day for the funeral to take place. You will also receive the full attention and service of our funeral professionals, as well as the provision of specialist funeral premises and facilities.
- A funeral arranged to suit you, with flexibility on time, date and services included
- Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
- Advice and guidance on all aspects of the funeral, at your home or at our funeral premises
- Eco-friendly, religious, colourful or any type of funeral you wish can be arranged for you
- We provide everything necessary for the funeral, including a coffin
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Simple Funeral, £1,995
A complete funeral service for a lower cost, with the same quality of care that you would expect from any Dignity Funeral Director. This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to let us choose certain aspects of the service for you, such as the time of the service and the type of coffin. You can rest assured that our fully trained team will care for your loved one with dignity and respect.
- Our funeral experts will look after your loved one in our premium facilities
- You can visit your loved one at our chapel of rest during working hours
- We will provide a chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
- The funeral service will be at a time and place of our choosing
- You will have a funeral director present at the service to oversee arrangements
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Why choose us?
Funeral services with distinction
Providing the highest standards of care
Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
High quality facilities
Where to find us
Address83 Westbourne Grove Bayswater W2 4UL GB
Parking and Directions
There is paid parking on surrounding roads such as Garway Road or in the NCP multi story car park above Whiteleys on Queensway.
We are in the historic building beside the bath shop, opposite the dry cleaners.
Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 020 7229 3810 if you require our services outside of these hours.
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Mon||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tue||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wed||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thu||09:00 - 17:00|
|Fri||09:00 - 17:00|
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone dies
It’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. This guide and checklist will explain the first steps you need to take so you can start making any necessary funeral arrangements.Find Out More
Making funeral arrangements
Our guide to funeral arrangements will help you arrange a fitting funeral for your loved one. Learn more about funeral flowers, popular songs for funerals, our range of coffins and how to write a memorable eulogy.Find Out More
The day of the funeral
This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.Find Out More